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Military Leadership: In Pursuit of Excellence / Edition 6

Military Leadership: In Pursuit of Excellence / Edition 6

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ISBN-13: 9780813344393
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/05/2009
Edition description: Revised Edition
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Robert L. Taylor (Lt. Col., USAF, ret.) is Professor of Management and Dean Emeritus of the College of Business at the University of Louisville.

William E. Rosenbach (Col., USAF, ret.) is the Evans Professor of Eisenhower Leadership Studies and Professor of Management, Emeritus, at Gettysburg College.

Eric B. Rosenbach
is Executive Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University.

Table of Contents

About the Editors and Contributors vii

Foreword Lieutenant General Gregory S. Newbold xiii

Preface xvii

Part 1 Leadership: Perspectives and Context

Introduction 1

1 Leadership Brigadier General Lincoln C. Andrews 7

2 Leaders and Leadership General S. L. A. Marshall 25

3 What Makes a Leader? Daniel Goleman 39

4 Leadership as an Art James L. Stokesbury 53

5 Reality Leadership John Charles Kunich Dr. Richard I. Lester 71

6 Followers as Partners: Ready When the Time Comes Earl H. Potter III William E. Rosenbach 85

7 Leaders, Managers, and Command Climate Lieutenant General Walter F. Ulmer Jr. 97

Part 2 Character: The Heart of Leadership

Introduction 107

8 Leadership Candor Jack Uldrich 111

9 The Potency of Persuasion General Wesley Clark 115

10 When Leadership Collides with Loyalty James M. Kouzes 117

11 Leading Warriors in the Long War Sarah Sewall 121

12 Command Presence Brian Friel 133

13 A Soldier in the Battle to Lead Through Influence Craig Chappelow 135

Part 3 General Officers: Leadership Challenges and Opportunities

Introduction 141

14 Generalship: The Diseases and Their Cure Major General J. F. C. Fuller 145

15 Generalship: Qualities, Instincts, and Character General Montgomery C. Meigs 151

16 Breaking Through "Brass" Ceilings: Female Military Leaders Major Paula D. Broadwell 169

17 A Failure in Generalship Lieutenant Colonel Paul Yingling 181

18 Challenging the Generals Fred Kaplan 193

19 Bush and the Generals Michael C. Desch 205

Part 4 The Future of Military Leadership

Introduction 217

20 How the West Was Won: Strategic Leadership in Tal Afar Eric B. Rosenbach Colonel John Tien 223

21Improving Strategic Leadership Brigadier General Michael Flowers 233

22 The Gettysburg Experience: Learning, Leading, and Following Lawrence P. Taylor William E. Rosenbach 245

23 The Sergeant Solution Major General Robert H. Scales Jr. 253

24 Leadership in the "City of Exiles" Brigadier General Kevin Ryan 257

25 Generational Change: Implications for the Development of Future Military Leaders Commandant Paul Whelan 265

26 Leading in the Army After Next Bernard M. Bass 285

Credits and Acknowledgments 303

Index 307

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